First quarter project forwarding training schedule includes Africa and China
The ISO-accredited Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management two-day course has been held in 10 countries with 400 graduates over the last five years.
Course trainer and general manager of project forwarding network, the Project Professionals Group, Kevin Stephens, said the Johannesburg course would run from 16-17 February in conjunction with the Breakbulk Africa Congress and in Shanghai from 17-18 March during Breakbulk China 2015.
“The start of a new year is very timely for businesses and their employees to map out a program that meets their project logistics and specialized transport training needs,” Mr Stephens said.
“Training sessions are designed to equip attendees with a refreshed approach to project forwarding management and a better understanding of the challenges facing the transportation of today’s super-sized plant and equipment.
“The workshop format allows for hands-on exercises that help to reinforce knowledge and skills that are vital to successful careers.”
Course modules include dedicated projects logistics case studies, risk management, strategic partnerships, value adding strategies, traffic and logistics functional planning, meeting client expectations, biosecurity, working with brokers, pitfalls of booking notes, and preparing quotations.
Business communication addresses crisis communications, persuasive email, cultural communication, pitching with PowerPoint and how to write winning tenders.
Further information, including testimonials and registration, is available at http://www.ppgprojects.com and http://www.breakbulk.com